22 March 2016
Planning workshops in case of maritime crisis on Baltic Sea
On 21st March 2016 national workshops took place in Warminsko-Mazurski Voivodship Office in Olsztyn. The goal of the event was to prepare the participants for upcoming science experiment EXPE 43 organized within European project DRIVER.
First images from Sentinel-3A
07 March 2016
First images from Sentinel-3A
After 2 weeks from successful launch into orbit, Sentinel-3A sent first images of the Earth.
First satellite from Sentinel-3 series in orbit
22 February 2016
First satellite from Sentinel-3 series in orbit
Next satellite from the European Earth observation programme Copernicus has been launched into space. This time it is first satellite from Sentinel-3 series.
GECCO tests
04 February 2016
GECCO tests
The tests of an integrated information environment "GECCO" were held in The Main School of Fire Service on 3rd February 2016. GECO supports crisis management (especially response) and civil protection processes by providing access to the geoinformation products and information exchange.
mGOPR, “Mountain IT project”
15 December 2015
mGOPR, “Mountain IT project”
Since December 2015 an application is available on the market called mGOPR which was created thanks to the cooperation between Mountain Volunteer Search and Rescue (polish Górskie Ochotnicze Pogotowie Ratunkowe - GOPR) and Transition Technologies company within “mountain IT project”.
ESA has opened access to Sentinel-2A data
04 December 2015
ESA has opened access to Sentinel-2A data
Demonstration of chosen satellite techniques for rescue and crisis management
27 November 2015
Demonstration of chosen satellite techniques for rescue and crisis management
On 26th November 2015 in The Main School of Fire Service in Warsaw there was demonstration of chosen satellite techniques for rescue and crisis management. The purpose was to present chosen solutions that use satellite techniques and to show their usefulness for rescue and crisis management.
20 November 2015
Exercise in Warsaw underground in case of terrorist threat
At night between 18th and 19th November 2015 on Warsaw Underground station 'Stadion Narodowy' an exercise in case of terrorist attack with usage of toxic chemical substance on the train and on the platform was conducted. The exercise codename was Patrol-15 and alongside Underground Security Service following institutions and services were involved: State Fire Service, Army, Police, emergency medical services, Crisis Management Centres, State Sanitary Inspection etc.
16 October 2015
Alarm sirens in Mazovia
Between 13th and 15th October there were RENEGADE-SAREX 155/II exercises, organised by the Armed Forces Branches Operational Command. Scope of the exercises was to examine readiness of national defence institution entities and civil entities to prevent terrorist threat in air and conducting search and rescue activities on Polish soil.
19th Festival of Science
23 September 2015
19th Festival of Science
On 21st September 2015 19th Festival of Science took place in Space Research Centre Polish Academy of Sciences. There were lots of scientific shows, workshops and lectures dedicated to children, teenagers and adults interested in space researches. CIK CBK PAN prepared many games and riddles for the youngest lovers of space.
GECCO – first tests
03 July 2015
GECCO – first tests
On 1st July 2015 in the main School of Fire Service there were performed first external functional tests of integrated information environment for crisis management – GECCO (space-derived GEoinformation for Crisis management and Coordination).
Crisis Information Centre at the 19th Science Picnic
11 May 2015
Crisis Information Centre at the 19th Science Picnic
On May 9, 2015, another edition of the Scientific Picnic organized by the Polish Radio and the Copernicus Science Center was held at the National Stadium in Warsaw. More than 200 exhibitions, experiments and workshops were organized. This year, the theme was Light.
30 March 2015
SRC Entrepreneurship Day for high schools
On 27th March 2015 in the Space Research Centre, PAS we had guests from LXX High School from Warsaw.
27 March 2015
Earthquake in Nepal
On 25th April 2015 an earthquake of magnitude 7,9 on the Richter scale struck densely populated areas of Nepal. Crisis Information Centre SRC PAS monitors maps that are being created and supplies Polish Center for International Aid (PCPM) whose rapid response medical team works on site of the incident.
Science picnic
17 February 2015
Science picnic "Day of Space Science"
On 16th February 2016 in John Paul II School Complex in Radzyń Podlaski was held an event popularizing science "Day of Space Science". Space Research Center PAS was a co-organizer of this event and its researchers prepared interesting lecturers and shows for students from elementary schools as well as lower and upper secondary schools.